James Little

James Little, PhD

  • e-mail: james.little (at) ff.cuni.cz
  • office: room 219c (Faculty of Arts, Charles University)

James Little is a postdoctoral researcher on the KREAS Project. Author of Samuel Beckett in Confinement: The Politics of Closed Space (Bloomsbury, 2020), his work can also be found in Text and Performance Quarterly, the Journal of Beckett Studies, Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd’hui, the Irish University Review and Litteraria Pragensia. His second monograph, The Making of Samuel Beckett’s Not I / Pas moi, That Time / Cette fois and Footfalls / Pas, is forthcoming with Bloomsbury and University Press Antwerp (2021) as part of the Beckett Digital Manuscript Project.

Selected recent publications

“‘First the Place, Then I’ll Find Me in It’: The Unnamable’s Pronouns and the Politics of Confinement.” Beckett and Politics. Eds. Helen Bailey and William Davies. Palgrave Macmillan/Springer Nature, 2020.

“Quare Memory in Brendan Behan’s Borstal Boy.” Irish University Review 50:2 (2020).

“Inhuman Habitations: Samuel Beckett’s Imagination Dead Imagine and All Strange Away.” Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd’hui 32:2 (2020).

“Reframing the Politics of Performance at 14 Henrietta Street: ANU’s Living the Lockout and Company SJ’s Fizzles.” Text and Performance Quarterly (2020).

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